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FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
. army, four-star general stanley mcchrystal, and his 30-plus years began following his graduation from west point in 1976 and the years that followed rose through the ranks and openly became the highest ranking military officer in afghanistan as commander of u.s. forces and the international security assistance force. now, few americans have dedicated more time to this country and general mcchrystal served throughout six generals and i will ask each and every president, including president obama, and the unexpected moment came in the wake of an interview with rolling stone, magazine in which the general and his staff appeared to criticize vice-president biden and other white house officials. later tonight we will revisit that highly controversial interview and set the record straight the events surrounding his activity duty. first we welcome the studio audience author of the brand new memoir "my share of the task" retired u.s. army general stanley mcchrystal. [applause] >> it's an honor to see you. thank you so much for coming. >> sean: first of all, i've got to start, this book i coul
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 12:00am PST
meaningful with their lives. four star general stanley mcchrystal on the impact defense cuts will have on our military. country at this super star john rigs little rock. >> save a horse, ride a cowboy. >> ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. >> mike: great audience, thank you so much. welcome to huckabee in the fox news studios in new york city. i found a new way this week to make liberals really really mad at me. here is what you do. just repeat what liberals are saying. they hate it when conservatives agree with them. all right. the "new york times" started all of this by publishing a photo of the president meeting with what the white house described as his key economic advisors during the fiscal cliff negotiations. they noted everyone in the room was of the male gender. the white house press core peppered jay carney about all the men he has appointed to major slots and carney dug his own hole and jumped in it by saying the president is looking for the best people. that caused some the women supporters of president to ask if he was saying that there weren't any qualified women
Comedy Central
Jan 9, 2013 10:00am PST
task. " please welcome to the program general stanley mcchrystal. [ applause ] sir, you served for many years in our armed forces heretically on many battlefields but i don't want to minimize the fact that i'm doing the show tonight with a cold. [ laughter ] so i'll let the audience decide who the real hero is tonight. how are you? >> very well, jon. thanks for asking. >> jon: thanks for being here. my share of task details your career in the militarism i want to talk quickly. you said this morning, with your talking about gun control and the issue at hand now. you obviously are in the military. what is the general, do you think, military position on that? they are in favor of a, i guess, second amendment but perhaps not with the kind of tech logical advances we've made. is that it? >> i can't speak for all military but if you've been on the battlefield you carey a gun that fires at 5.56 round per second. it hits humans it does terrible damage. it's supposed to. that's what soldiers should carry. i don't want them on the streets or in the schools. i don't think that most people are
Comedy Central
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
, we've got a good one for you tonight. general billy mc-- stanley mcchrystal. last night we talked fiscal cliff. in the wake of things that happened. newtown a roara, portland, tucson -- it's a 22 minute show so i'm not going to list everybody but finally everybody is ready to talk about gun violence. the patrol has been ready for quite some time now. let's have that conversation people. nothing is off the table. no bad idea. it's a safe space. let's start the discussion on gun violence. let's talk about the gun control. >> gun control is not going to make any kid safer. we have to get the real problem, the real causes. >> jon: sorry, i just assumed that beginning a conversation about gun control meant starting with guns but you want to talk about the non-gun cause of -- [ laughter ] -- gun violence. you know what? it's a conversation no bad ideas maybe there's other factors we should look at. let's -- what other none-gun causes are we talking about here. we have violence surrounding us we think is okay. >> violent video games with names like bullet storm, grand theft auto cano, fi
CBS
Jan 13, 2013 8:30am PST
armed services committee stanley mcchrystal, the former commander of our troops in afghanistan. wells virginia's democratic senator joe manchin and loss an list mayoran -- los angeles marion antonio villaraigosa and amy walter and our own john dickerson. this is face the nation. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning even again and we're going to begin with the senior republican, senator john mccain. senator thanks for being with us this morning. well the president made it pretty clear on friday, we're leaving afghanistan and perhaps sooner than some expected, and every report you hear from behind the scenes is we're going to keep very very few people there. what do you make of this, what's your take on all this? >> it's a one of a series of decisions the president has made basically irrelevanting his military advisors so whether it be in iraq which is now unraveling very significantly or whether it be the decisions about a surge and how many and how soon they leave. there's a series of decisions al
Current
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
get rid of stanley mcchrystal. if you're looking at who got the worst end in the bargain, the white house general mcchrystal or rolling stone. the white house got pushed into a war in afghanistan because of what the general, you know, advocated, so that to me -- then the other thing he was talking about was this interview rolling stone with with president obama which was hugely favorable. i didn't know what he was talking about except it dawned on me, obama was quoted as saying romney was a b.s.er and i probably can't say it on air. again, totally on the record thing. apparently that also offended mayor emanuel where he reacted quite strongly to my question. >> cenk: fascinating to me, because insight into how the media and government interplay i guess because michael, i mean, i would -- rahm emanuel does not react like this to every reporter. why would he to you? >> i thought about this a lot in the subsequent hours and days. one of the things, there's a number of sensitive topics that kind of hit him all at once. first was the fact that he had just lost this battle with the teache
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
soon pull all troops out of afghanistan. what do you think retired general stanley mcchrystal thinks of that. we'll ask him and he is negligence. using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. you won't just find us online, you'll also find us in person, with dedicated support teams at over 500 branches nationwide. so when you call or visit, you can ask for a name you know. because personal service starts with a real person. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our support teams are nearby, ready to help. it's no wonder so many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >>. >> neil: we know the obama administration wants to put most troops out of afghanistan after 2014, every single one? they are mulling called the zero o
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
story of rising tensions in this region. retired four-star general stanley mcchrystal what he terms as a deficit of trust between leaders in new book my share of the task. >> general, good to have you. what do you think of the zero option thing, is it just a ploy? >> i haven't been on the ground in afghanistan for a while. one of promises i made, don't second guess command others the ground on specifics. what i will say is a lot of americans have almost forgotten why we went to afghanistan. we went to 9/11 because al-qaeda was there and it was in our interests. we up ended taliban government and we incurred some responsibility to help afghanistan set itself on the right course. we have largely done that. it's not perfect but women have rights that they didn't have before. there are six million females in school that wouldn't be if we had left it the way it was. >> neil: but not leaving a single troop there? >> i think president obama offered a strategic partnership to afghanistan back in 2009 when he authorized the troops. i think they need to know we are partners whether it's a certai
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
>> rose: welcome to the program. tonight a conversation with general stanley mcchrystal. he has a new memoir called "my share of the task." >> the day i resigned was a painful day. it was humiliating, it was hard because i was afraid i'd let so many people down. i'd let the mission down, i let my wife down. but, the one thing i could control was the future. >> rose: general mcchrystal fothe hour, next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: general stanley mcchrystal is here. he's written a new memoir called "my share of the task." mcchrystal was to the military born, a west point graduate like his father before him let the joint operations command from 203 to 2008. his says included the capture of saddam hussein. he is credited by many with that transformed special forces into what they are today. in june 2009 he became commander of the u.s. forces in isaf in afghanistan where he pursued a strategic of couerinsurgency. th assigent wod be his la in he military, an article called the run away general which appea
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
talk to stanley mcchrystal. find out what the man who led the u.s. mission in afghanistan has to say about his ouster. president obama's pentagon pick and a lot more. >>> and 2013 kicks off with another sports scandal. suddenly, a tear-jerking tragedy for one of college football's brightest stars turns into a twisted tale of lies. >>> good morning from washington, it's thursday, january 17th, 2013, this is "the daily rundown," i'm chuck todd. we couldn't ignore te'o. the first read of the morning. the president didn't just roll out a new set of gun proposals. he launched an emotional campaign to try to get congress to act, devoting more time lying out the need for new action on guns than the plans themselves. using every tool at his disposal to tap into public anger and grief about gun violence. in front of an audience that included parents of newtown victims, and making an emotional reference to one of the children who died. 7-year-old grace mcdonnell. >> i'm told she loved pink. she loved the beach. she dreamed of becoming a painter. chris, her father, gave me one of her painti
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 11:30am EST
general after this. >>> we're back with more of stanley mcchrystal and his book. >> your interview with "rolling stone" that ultimately led to you're being dismissed in afghanistan, what do you regret about that? >> well, i regret that the controversy happened. i don't regret having a fairly transparent media posture. i had to explain to the american people what was happening in afghanistan. i think the commander has that responsibility. and in an unpopular war which is confusing war not very well explained here, the sons and daughters have a right to have their parents understand what we're doing. so a fairly transparent media posture did a number of imbeds. periodically, not unbroken over period of time. when his account came out, it was completely different from what i would have predicted, i say account having interacted with him. i didn't think it was particularly fair or accurate depiction of that team. but that doesn't matter. a media controversy like a flash fire gets an energy all its own. some months later department of defense, inspector general came out with a report wi
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> brown: then, margaret warner talks with retired u.s. general stanley mcchrystal about his command of the war in afghanistan and his new book "my share of the task." >> the afghan people are terrified. they're scared they're going to have their allies leave, their government is weak and that there's a chance they will slide back into not just taliban control but potentially civil war. >> suarez: on tonight's daily download, we look back at the 2012 election and ahead to the inauguration with the obama campaign's internet guru, harper reed. >> we basically built what amounted to an ad-tech company, but instead of targeting ads on the internet, of course we did that, we really maximized the targeting that's physical. what that means is we're not wasting anyone's time. >> brown: and we examine the fallout from tour de france champion lance armstrong's admission that he used performance enhancing drugs. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. an
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am EST
pursuit of al qaeda in iraq. it is a conversation with general stanley mcchrystal, also featuring mike o'hanlon of brookings. thanks so much for joining us on "the washington journal." [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] mf good morning, everyone. welcome to brookings. thanks for coming out. it is an unusual treat, even at a place where we have such amazing events, to have general stanley mcchrystal here today. i am mike o'hanlon, one of the members of the 21st century defense initiative. we are hosting this event with bruce riddell, who runs the -- first readout -- bruce riddell .- bruce ridedel, general mcchrystal build up an organization into what was the state-of-the-art capability that ultimately led not only to our topic of today, the tracking and ultimate killing of the al qaeda terrorist zarqawi, but also many of the procedures that led to the finding and killing of bin laden. the success of joint special operations command is one of the most important stories in the broader war on terror. we are honor
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 10:00am PST
coming up. retired general stanley mcchrystal on chuck hagel. the exit strategy from afghanistan and his own career. >>> plus, show stopper. president clinton he should the standing ovation with his surprise appearance on "lincoln" at the golden globes. >> in "lincoln" we see a man more interesting than the legend and a far better guide for future presidents. >> exciting special guest. that was hillary clinton's husband. >> that was bill clinton. >> that was. >> it was bill rodham clinton. >> that's right. >>> and ben affleck finally gets his just due for "argo." >> it's an extraordinary thing in your life. these nominees are exceptional talents. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. thanks for joining us. president obama used the final press conference of his first term in office to draw a line in the sand on debt ceiling compromises. joining me now for our daily fix cris alissa, msnbc contributor of post politics.com, chuck todd, nbc news chief white house correspondent, political director, host of the daily rundown and questioner of the president and usa today's aus
PBS
Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> rose: general stanley mcchrystal is here. he's written a new memoir called "my share of the task." mcchrystal was to the military born, a west point graduate like his father before him let the joint operations command from 203 to 2008. his says included the capture of saddam hussein. he is credited by many with that transformed special forces into what they are today. in june 2009 he became commander of the u.s. forces in isaf in afghanistan where he pursued a strategic of counterinsurgency. that assignment would be his last in the military, an article called the run away general which appeared in rolling stone magazine in june 2010 forced his resignation. >> the war is bigger than any one man or woman, whether a private, a general or a president. as difficults a it is to lose general mcchrystal i believe it is the right thing to do for our security. the conguk in the recently published article does not meet the standard that should be set by a commanding general. it under mines the civilian control of the military that is at the core on our democratic system. and it erodes
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
and we will one of john's hits. next i'll talk to four-star general stanley mcchrystal how we can make sure that the men and women of our military are properly equipped for battle. we'll be right back. so, um, whoever's fathered the most children, gets the most data. let's just do it by hair. body hair? most dental work. what? [ phones buzzing and beeping ] stop downloading, and stop liking everything. it should be by who has the least amount of cartilage in their left knee. [ mom ] i just want to take a bath. [ male announcer ] say no to sharing. say yes to sprint. with truly unlimited data, text and calling. is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp, and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's 30 shrimp for just $11.99! choose any two of five savory shrimp selections, like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. two delicious shrimp selections on one plate! all with salad and unlimited cheddar bay biscuits. 30 shrimp, just $11.99 for a limited time. wow, that's a lot of shrim
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
: general stanley mcchrystal; the obama campaign's online push and a cyclist's confession. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: president obama is losing another member from his first-term cabinet. interior secretary ken salazar announced today he will step down in march, after four years on the job. salazar pushed for greater conservation and renewable energy. and, he oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the b.p. oil spill in 2010. industry groups said the shutdown cost thousands of jobs, but salazar defended it today in his departure statement. attackers in algeria stormed a b.p. natural gas complex today and took dozens of foreigners hostage, including seven americans. at least two people were killed. one was british. the nationality of the other was unclear. we have a report from chris ship of "independent television news." >> reporter: the gas facility in southern algeria which early this morning was attacked by a group, claiming to be islamist militants, and where tonight that group is holding several hostages-- a number thou
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 2:00am PST
the state department. >> thank you, molly. we are hearing from general stanley mcchrystal. the four star general became the highest ranking military officer in afghanistan as commander of u.s. forces ain't national security assistance force. in his memoir my share of the task he details his 30 year career and talks about some of the controversy. many of you will remember the controversies in a moenlt. you will hear his take on the unexpected resignation following his interview with rolling stones magazine which the general and staff criticized vice president biden and other white house officials. talk about this the recent shake-up of the national security team brought a whole lot of controversial nominations. last night on hannity mcchrystal offered his opinion on the president's nominees. >> i think first i don't judge the cabinet selections in quite the same way. some people do by policy. i think the most important thing is that tdid the president trus them. the president will be responsible for the direction in which the administration goes. the cabinet has to be cohesive team t
Current
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
mcchrystal. >> i didn't screw stanley mcchrystal. >> i wrote the story. >> i know you did. >> that was off the record. >> i got it. >> ana: that was fascinating. >> i got t and luckily we're proud to have ted mcclellan from chicago, a veteran political journalist who wrote this column who went through some other people who had similar run-ins with the mayor of chicago. so ted give me your take on what you're thinking about what inspired you to write this column and what the mayor's relationship is with the chicago press has been? >> well, i was thinking you could be the latest member of the support group called "rahm emmanuel bullied me." i have an article called rahm emmanuel beat me up written by someone who was ten years old and go over to their father's house, who was a pediatrician for shots. and while waiting for the shots rahm emmanuel would body slam them to the ground. he writes in here, it was common knowledge that they were bullies, hyper intelligence bullies, but bullies nonetheless nonetheless. >> ana: as a public official, how does he think that this kind of behavior is accep
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> general stanley mcchrystal and former security advisor dr. brzezinski. first, bill cakarins with a loo at the forecast. >> thank you, mika. a nice warm day across much of the country. it's a little chilly. if you're traveling in the greater houston or galveston area, have showers or thunderstorms heading your way about local time 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. is when we see the worst rolling through, pretty much from now maybe until about 6:00 or 7:00. if you're flying, i think most of the airlines won't start up until after the rain is gone. then we have another round of showers and thunderstorms later on today. damaging winds and possibly tornadoes. and we're watching south florida and much of the nation. the snow is melting in a hurry across missouri, illinois, indiana, through the great lakes. even illinois going to do significant snow melt. 44 in boston and 53 in washington d.c. pretty incredible this time of the year. as we go throughout this week, no signs of cooler air. rain in this east thursday-friday and another warm week, could be 50s in the week for new england patriots football
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
found in civilian clothes, not necessarily by choice. general stanley mcchrystal talking about what cut his career short and the man who become the 37th u.s. president was born in a house. the richard nixon library and museum has a plan for the centennial. we'll go live there for the details. ♪ people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i kn what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wi our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snapshot from progressive. test-drive snapshot before you switch. visit progressive.com today. >> he retired general stanley mcchrystal taking the blame nor a magazine article that essentially ended his military career. he talks about the 2010 rolling stone article for the first time in his new memoir, my share of attacks. and the article anonymously quoted mcchrystal's aides criticizing. and he talk
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
ban to run a -- we'll ask retired general stanley mcchrystal and michael hayden. and then assault weapons. the public may not want them, so why is banning them unlikely? plus does the republican road to recovery begin outside washington that with virginia governor bob mcdonal. i'm candy crowley. and this is state of the union. >> chuck hagel, the president's choice to be secretary of defense, will face many of his former colleagues this week as confirmation hearings. though congressman hagel has already taken income from many in his party, his critics see as sufficiently pro real. too quick to subject cuts at the pentagon. meantime, the current defense secretary leon panetta is making history on the way out the door. joining me now, retired u.s. army general stanley mcchrystal is the former commander in afghanistan. and former cia director and retired u.s. air force general michael hayden. i'm the only one without a military title this morning. i want to start out with chuck hagel because he's what's top on the minds of the pentagon. from what you know of chuck hagel, and he would
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
would be higher esteemed than perhaps stanley mcchrystal saying these are not the guns to be in the hands of every day citizens. >> right. i don't know that those are the targets, people with extreme views on gun control, the idea that the government is waiting to confiscate their guns and knock on the doors and take away the right to self protection and ownership. i think it's -- this debate i think it's changed in the sense that we are having this debate. it's been almost two decades since there's been a high-level discussion of banning assault weapons. but the problem i think still remains it's the same people who are having the same sort of debate. there's a camp on the left that has a certain opinion and a camp on a right with the certain opinion and haven't seen republicans coming out to say different than what they have been saying all along and the nra has not said anything different. you have had some moderate democrats, people like joe manchin come out and say, listen, this is a time we put everything on the table but even they have back pedaled to a certain degree so it i
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
" show. retired general stanley mcchrystal is live to talk about his new memoir, the controversial remarks that forced his early retirlt. and two members of the kennedy family open up about battling addiction. keep it on this channel for continuing news, weather, sports and more. i'm richard lui, just your first stop today on your nbc station. have a very good one.
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 5:30am PST
pakistanis because of civilian deaths because. now general stanley mcchrystal, in charge of forces in afghanistan, cautions about their overuse. but president obama has just named john brenan as the one he wants to run the cia and he has been one of the strongest advocates of drawn attacks as obama's counterterrorism chief. now more from the pakistani capital islamabad. >> the pakistani establishment have said the drone strikes are counterproductive because there is collateral damage. that collateral damage has now been established by the bureau of investigative journalism and the stanford report. so there is considerable criticism about the legality of those strikes. john brenan had already said there was no collateral damage in the drone strikes, something that is documented. the pakistanis are warning that it will jeopardize their own counterinsurgency strategies in the tribal areas. peace talks to stop the fighting in the central african republic have been delayed until the end of the week. meanwhile, thousands of people have fled the capital because they are afraid the talks will
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 2:30pm PST
, margaret warner talks with retired u.s. general stanley mcchrystal about his command of the war in afghanistan and his new book "my share of the task." >> the afghan people are terrified. they're scared they're going to have their allies leave, their government is weak and that there's a chance they will slide back into not just taliban control but potentially civil war. >> suarez: on tonight's daily download, we look back at the 2012 election and ahead to the
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
found in civilian clothes, not necessarily by choice. general stanley mcchrystal talking about what cut his career short and the man who become the 37th u.s. president was born in a house. the richard nixon library and museum has a plan for the centennial. we'll go live there for the details. ♪ [ male announcer ] what are happy kids made of? bikes and balloons, wholesome noodles on spoons. a kite, a breeze, a dunk of grilled cheese. catches and throws, and spaghettio's. that's what happy kids are made of. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >> he retired general stanley mcchrystal taking the blame nor a magazine article that essentially ended his military career. he talks about the 2010 rolling stone article for the first time in his new memoir, my share of attacks. and the article anonymously quoted mcchrystal's aides criticizing. and he talked about it in an interview. >> i was awakened about 2 in the morning and i was told there was a problem, that the rolling stone article was about to come out and it was bad. >> shannon: mcchrystal resigned as administration in afghani
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
what former general stanley mcchrystal said on the "today" show this morning. >> if president obama trusts him, i think senator hagel has the experience. he's certainly got the quality as a person. the real matter is whether the president has that level of trust. that level of trust and relationship between those people and with other members of the cabinet are the most important. >> matt, to perry's point, is a big part of this about the president just likes him? they've gotten along for many years now? >> yeah. he has a very close relationship with vice president joe biden as well from their work in the senate and a bunch of other things. perry's exactly right. we have fights coming up. the sequestration cliff is on us on march 1st. we still haven't sorted that out. so, you know, in many ways military spending has been one of the third rails of washington politics for a long time. so from obama's point of view, it's a great idea to have someone who has gone out there and talked about the necessity of cutting that spending and who's also a republican that can take flak in a differe
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
culminates with the oscars on february 24th. here's what general stanley mcchrystal said to me yesterday. >> i think the ambiguity of the movie, i'm not arguing whether the movie is true or not but it forces the debate. it actually shows both sides of it. it shows the horror of torture, the cruelty of it but it also shows the underlying rationale for somebody who might argue for it. so it sort of puts it right in front of us that says how do you feel about this and how would you feel about this in the future. it's also easy to feel about it this way. if we go back to 9/11 -- >> rose: and you hear the voices. >> it's different. but you have to set yourself a moral compass because long term i believe my personal position, if you start down that path, we won't be who we need to be and we won't be internal to ourselves and we won't be perceived who we must be perceived to be. >> rose: the national conversation is sparked by the film comes at the time of leadership changes at the c.i.a. state dent and pentagon. from washington peter bergen cnn national security analyst and author of man hunt
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am EST
coming out, general stanley mcchrystal has a book coming out, my share of the path. and dick cheney on coronary disease. his book is also coming out in 2013. sarah weinman of publishers marketplace and bob minzesheimer of "usa today," we appreciate your time today on booktv. >> sarah kilborne recounts the crew of her great-great-grandfather, william skinner, a textile manufacture in the mid-19th century. the author recalls skinner's immigration from london and his career ascendancy from a worker and a silk mill to the owner of his own factory, the mill village, skinnerville. in 1870 for a dam burst near skinnerville and destroyed the town and forced william skinner to rebuild. this is about an hour. >> thank you, bill. and thank you for your support of "american phoenix." and thank you all for coming out tonight. and thank you and thank you, c-span, and booktv for being here. it's a real honor. and i'm thrilled to be able to share with you "american phoenix," -- "american phoenix: the remarkable story of william skinner, a man who turned disaster into destiny." so one question that
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am EST
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CBS
Jan 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
a interview tonight with general stanley mcchrystal, the man who led the war in afghanistan. mcchrystal was forced to resign that job in 2010 because of a magazine interview in which members of his staff were critical of the obama administration mcchrystal once led the hunt for terrorists in iraq and he told david martin about his decision to call in anisio air strike that killed the head of al qaeda in iraq, abu musab al-zarqawi. >> i had every expectation that his wife and children were there with him. >> reporter: getting him was just worth the price of killing innocents? >> this was a man who had notnot only personally been involved in killing but had literally precipitated thousands and thousands of deaths in iraq. his cruelty en masse was stunning. it was so necessary to stop him i didn't hesitate. >> pelley: mcchrystal now runs a consulting group and has just published a memoir. since the real estate implosion five years ago, major banks have been accused of fraudulentaccu tactics to foreclose on thousands of americans. well, today the u.s. government reached a settle
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
, general stanley mcchrystal. he's in "the situation room." >>> and new clues may show why the former football star junior seau committed suicide. our own dr. sanjay gupta is standing by. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer and you're in "the situation room." we begin with the growing and sometimes deadly flu outbreak gripping almost the entire country right now. 41 states are reporting widespread activity in and at least 18 people have died from the virus. the minnesota health department says 27 people have died from flu-related complications. south carolina reports 22 flu-related deaths this season compared to one for all of 2011. pennsylvania is also reporting 22 deaths, six people reported dead in illinois. in summerville, massachusetts, near boston, all 720 doses are free flu vaccine which was supposed to last the entire season have already ran out. cnn's mary snow has been looking at the strain that this virus is putting on hospitals. mary, how bad is it? >> wolf, certain hospitals are taking certain actions. one hospital in boston,
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 2:00am PST
former military general stanley mcchrystal. it is 12 minutes from now on the fox news channel. ya. alright, anher one just like that. right in the old bucket. good toss! see that's much better! that was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me. just like that one... male announcer ] the durability of the volkswagenassat. pass down something he will be grateful for. that's the power of german engineering. back to you. >> it is 9 minutes before the hour. here's a look at the headlines this morning. incredible images coming out of australia. parents air grandparents are fo go under a peer with their grandchildren from wildfires burning across the country. they were there for more than 2 hours until they eventually found a small boat and able to make it out of harm's way. how frightening for that family. >> your favorite monopoly piece will soon be off the board. you can save your favorite by voting on-line. you can vote for the token that will replace it either a cat, robot, diamond ring, a helicopter or a guitar. >> the wh
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
to be the next secretary of defense. stanley mcchrystal and michael hayden both say hagel is a fine choice. hagel earned two purple hearts in the vietnam war, his confirmation hearing is set to begin thursday. >>> japan has launched two surveillance satellites to help keep an eye on north korea. defense officials are threatening to carry out a nuclear test and more long range rocket launches. the u.s. security council expanded sanctions against north korea this week and condemned the country for last month's launch. >>> 233 people killed in a nightclub fire in southeast brazil. some burned to death, some were trampled, some overcome by smoke. it happened when the jam packed nightclub suddenly caught fire aeb many of these victims didn't stand a chance. on the scene right now, rescuers are still picking through the burned rubble, cnn's sshasta darlington. >> reporter: smoke filled the air when the first firefighters entered the nightclub. where shirtless men were already trying to rescue some of the injured. emergency vehicles arrived not realizing the extent of the tragedy they face
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
. team! alex! good call. >> he retired general stanley mcchrystal taking the blame nor a magazine article that essentially ended his military career. he talks about the 2010 rolling stone article for the first time in his new memoir, my share of attacks. and the article anonymously quoted mcchrystal's aides criticizing. and he talked about it in an interview. >> i was awakened about 2 in the morning and i was told there was a problem, that the rolling stone article was about to come out and it was bad. >> shannon: mcchrystal resigned as administration in afghanistan after that article was published and in the book writes no matter how he judged the story for fairness and accuracy, the responsible was his own, you can hear much more from general mcchrystal tomorrow night in an hour long interview with sean hannity, nine o'clock eastern right here only on fox news channel. super storm sandy victims are one step closer to getting the help they need. president obama signing into law the 9.7 billion dollar panel approved by lawmakers. it will increase the borrowing authority of the fed
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